Decision time..

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by jwain63, Mar 31, 2016.

  1. jwain63

    jwain63 Out Of The Brooder

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    Im hoping someone on here can help me. Long story short, I have 6 chicks left out of 18. Respiratory virus hit them hard. The 6 I have left that survived have been symptom free for over 3 weeks. It's getting close to time that they are ready to be outside. Question is, would it be safe to add them to my flock? They have been quarantined from day one. I just don't want to take any chances on hurting my existing flocks health.

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  2. OrganicFarmWife

    OrganicFarmWife Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hello! From my understanding it is a minimum of 3 weeks symptom free.
    Here is a thread that talks about it
    https://www.backyardchickens.com/t/...usly-sick-chicken-back-to-flock#post_15645078
    If this is already obvious to you I apologize, but be sure you put your chick's in a cage or seperate space. They need to be able to see each other but not be able to touch. For a week before you let them loose with your flock.
     
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    jwain63 Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank you for the response. I should have know there was a previous thread.

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